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Aroma Wheel

Aroma Wheel

The Aroma Wheel

The Aroma Wheel is a tool created by Anne Noble a retired professor, sensory scientist and flavor chemist at UC Davis.

The Aroma Wheel is a tool to put words in the mouth of wine tasters to create a common language to undertstand wine.

The Aroma Wheel provides a visual graphic of categories and components in wine.

Aroma is the olfactory sense, the nose, the inhalation, the wine scent.

Bouquet is an aroma (scent) produced by secondary or tertiary fermentation. Examples are: Sourdough Bread, buttermilk, butter, beer, lager, nuts (hazelnut, walnut, almond), vanilla, caramel (brown sugar, butter scotch), spices (allspice, clove, baking spices ), smocke, tobacco.

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